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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Posted:Not like the other two where you ask stupid questions and get stupid answers...this thread is for those moments in rea life when people ask you stupid questions that have perfectly odviouse explinations.

My brother came into my room and saw the staff I just made the other day and asked...

'Whats that?

A staff

What for? Casting magic spells?

No for spinning

Oh, that makes much more sense now. Why does it have to be purple

It dosent have to be anything

Why is it purple?

Because otherwise its a dirty mop handle

*laughter ensues*


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Fine_Rabid_Dog


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Posted: Written by: Brit_Joe


 Written by: ]"ow man! This fire is hot!"[/quote



Are you sure he wasnt just a 39 year old trying to be young? Down with the kids n all



Well... no. He was around 18. I think I was 15 at the time. I reckon that a 15 year old hanging around a 39 year old is a tad... weird.


The existance of flamethrowers says that someone, somewhere, at sometime said "I need to set that thing on fire, but it's too far away."

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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

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Posted:"I got some fish for tonight."

a few hours later...
Me: "what we having to eat later?"
queue the eyerolling...

Fortunately, when i'm down the park spinning, i dont get asked "what are they" questions. The area is policed by my 5yr old.

kid: "whats she (points at me) doing with those socks?"

my kid: "poi. she's spinning poi. thats my mummy. she's playing poi."

kid: "but they're socks"

my kid: "i know that but they're poi too."

kid: "why is she doing that though?"

my kid: "because it's fun."


The simplest answers come from the mouths of children!


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Point_Blank
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Point_Blank

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Posted:Does it hurt when you hit yourself in the nads?

Honestly, do these people have no brains whatsoever? (sorry, stupid question)


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FireTom


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Posted:ZEN: there are no stupid questions, but just lack of smart answers... wink tongue

the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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Domino
SILVER Member since May 2004

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Location: Bath Uni or Shrewsbury, UK

Total posts: 757
Posted:There are no stupid questions, but there are a lot of inquisative idiots.

Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand and I can beat the world into submission.

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

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Posted:

ditto ubblol


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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Noddy


Noddy

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Location: Lake District UK

Total posts: 2865
Posted:Q: "whats that?

A: "a devilstick"

Q: "what do you do with it"

A: "juggle with it"

Q: "thats not juggling! your suposed to use balls"

*A slaps Q*


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alicewonderland
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

alicewonderland

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Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Total posts: 126
Posted: Written by: Larry


nice!
i love the old:

what do you call that?
poi
what?
poi
what!?
POI !!



lmao yes that is what i get quite often, i just say flaming balls of fire, try to dumb it down a little bit for em' yeah it doesn't work either:) lol


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alien_oddity


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Posted: Written by: alicewonderland


 Written by: Larry


nice!
i love the old:

what do you call that?
poi
what?
poi
what!?
POI !!



lmao yes that is what i get quite often, i just say flaming balls of fire, try to dumb it down a little bit for em' yeah it doesn't work either:) lol




ubblol it's tha dumbass mantra.........
"what's that.........what..............what.........".and so on ubblol


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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Posted:to be fair, when my friend introduced me to poi, I think I probably said "what? poi??" and she most likely had to say, "yes POI!"
It's not a dumbass thing. If you've never heard about it or seen it before how are you expected to know what it's called!


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bellsspinning


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Posted:i dont think ive had many stupid questions to do with poi ive had a pretty embarrassing moment tho i was once at a party talking to some guys i had just met anyways one girl was standing near me and yelled out to me DO YOU HAVE YOUR BALLS !!!! the guys just looked at me like balls???? she came over to me and asked if i had brang my glowy bally things lol luckly i had my glow poi and was able to spin for a few people and al;so prove to the guys that i wasnt a male lol
ive had other stupid questions asked to me not to do with poi though


look inside yourself for YOUR answers

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

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Location: Preston, United Kingdom

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Posted:I remember when I first started with poi all those many moons ago (the times gone so fast!) and my parents were like

oooh are you gonna spin yor foi balls?

my what?

your foi foi's

POI!

This would go on with slight variations like boi balls (lol) too foi poi's. It made me cringe so much.


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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

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Posted:At eastbourne festival of fire yesterday and was juggling/spinning/devilsticking/diabloing by the childrens workshops area.

This one little kid came up to me...

"Why have you got all these toys with you?"

"Because I like playing with them"

"Did you buy them from a circus"

"No"

"Are you in a Circus?"

"No"

"Are you training to be in a Circus?"

"No"

....

"Oh"


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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Posted:hehe I remember when me and Sym went for a spin in his local park, he'd brought his unicycle to have a go on. there were about 7 or 8 little kids who asked us if we were in the circus as well! We said no, i think they asked if the circus was in town, we said no. Then they asked if we wanted to be in the circus, Sym said yes! tongue
We taught them some poi, one girl got the 3 beat weave straight away! and they loved the unicycle! awwww


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Tabt


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Posted:
 Written by: Aime



Can I have a go? I've done it before once, I was drunk, but I've done it once before mate. Honest.



mmmhhhhmmmmm, juggle always ends badly. especially if they are wearing hair gel and refuse to wear a hat... ubbrollsmile


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Motley
GOLD Member since Oct 2005

Motley

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Posted:My mum has trouble with the word staff, i forget how many variations on the theme she's come up with but this is how one conversation went

Mum: Did you take your stick thing with you?

Me: My what?

Mum: Your err... lance?

Me: My what?... oh.. no my horse is getting reshoed *insert much laughter*. rolleyes How many times... its called a STAFF!


ubblol


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yoni
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

yoni

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Posted:the other day my and a friend were in the park spinning while waiting for someone, and a kid rode past on a tiny little monkey bike an said "who are yo waiting for? the circus?" then rode of on his monkey bike, he didn't quite notice the irony. It had us laughing for days

UCOF "evolution: Poi -> stick -> hoops -> devil stick -> juggling club -> juggling ball -> crayons."

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

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Posted:I get asked "why?" a lot. Altho I think my spanish class are learning to just go "oh, another random thing"

I bring out cards - why?
I bring out juggling balls - why?
I bring out a coin - wh....oh, yeah, it's you!


i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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jaero
SILVER Member since Jun 2004

jaero

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Posted:I love when people ask that
 Written by: fefi


"hey can i light my cigarette off them firey things while they are spinning"


I always say no... but I offer to light their cigarette for them by breathing fire. I haven't gotten someone willing yet.


I'll get there too late if I shorten my stride, I'll get there too soon if I find me a ride, I'll never move forward if I try to hide this path that I've troden one step at a time.

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fefi
SILVER Member since May 2005

fefi

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Location: Tas in Aussie, Australia

Total posts: 10
Posted:not really a question but a stupid remark made by someone in a car to about 7 people spinning in a park:
"BUY SOME SHOES HIPPY!"

i didnt quite understand this one as we were all wearing shoes at it was the middle of winter. i think it may be some new language...


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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

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Posted: Written by:

My mum has trouble with the word staff, i forget how many variations on the theme she's come up with but this is how one conversation went

Mum: Did you take your stick thing with you?

Me: My what?




yup, i get that one too. bloody mothers.

non-poi based, my dad, having seen me go into the bathroom, and with the shower already running, shouted through the door "are you in the shower?"
shrug


*produces sandwich- is happy*

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FoxInDocs
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

FoxInDocs

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Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia

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Posted: Written by: jaero


I love when people ask that
 Written by: fefi


"hey can i light my cigarette off them firey things while they are spinning"


I always say no... but I offer to light their cigarette for them by breathing fire. I haven't gotten someone willing yet.



*cracks up laughing* haha that's awesome...

yeah... my parent's can't figure out what my poi are called, so if they want me to do it or something they just ask if i have fire stuff with me, which works well enough... they think it's really cool and get me to do it at all their parties... it's so cute cuz i'm really not very good... ubbrollsmile


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"i don't understand what penises have to do with getting married" - Foxie

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